J.S. Held LLC-Fire Investigator

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J.S. Held LLC-Fire Investigator

Job Responsibilities
• Interface with clients and project representatives
• Perform field inspections and necessary site visits
• Serve as liaison between clients, subrogation attorneys, various contractors, vendors, etc.
• Travel is required as necessary
• Receive assignments from customers for investigation of losses or claims and pursues investigation to determine the origin and cause of the fire and/or explosion event
• Promotes and markets utilization of J.S. Held services in the insurance industry and within assigned territory
• Identifies and interviews witnesses or involved persons who may possess information or knowledge pertaining to an incident under investigation
• Develops necessary knowledge and expertise required to conduct thorough inspection of available public records
• Maintains up-to-date information regarding existing laws pertaining to rights of privacy and availability of public records
• Conduct investigations in a legal and ethical manner
Job Requirements
• 10+ years of field experience with a strong understanding of fire and explosion investigation principles
• Must have excellent writing skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Word
• Ability to travel overnight, out-of-state and out-of-country as necessary
• Strong analysis and critical thinking skills
• Strong project management skills
• Deadline and detail-oriented
• Ability to work independently and manage time effectively
• Strong leadership qualities
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
• Minimum certification requirement for consideration, Certified Fire & Explosion Investigator (NAFI-CFEI or current NFPA 1033 equivalent)
• Ability to obtain local and regional Private Investigator licensing
• IAAI Certified Fire Investigator (IAAI-CFI) certification is preferred and will be required. The IAAI-CFI certification shall be obtained within 6 months of employment.
 
Location: West Coast of the U.S.
Compensation: Open